SHOWS THE LIFE OF A NEGRO GIRL IN WATTS, Los Angeles, California. PRESENTS HER OBSERVATIONS ABOUT LIFE IN A SEGREGATED COMMUNITY, EXPRESSING SOME OF THE HOPES and FRUSTRATIONS OF THE NEGRO POPULATION AS A WHOLE. Shows the disadvantages, frustrations, and hopes of Negro life in an American ghetto as seen through the eyes of a young Negro girl living in Watts in suburban Los Angeles in the spring of 1965, a few months before rioting broke out. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality... Topics: race, Watts, African-American.
"Four black women - Joy, Debra, Jill and Brenda, retell and relive their experiences with drug addiction."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, african american, drugs, addiction Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"A powerful award winning documentary on the contributions of African Americans in World War II"-- description from box. Topics: vhs, african american history, world war II Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Negro Colleges in Wartime was a short propaganda film produced by the Office of War Information in 1943. Other than in the screen title no reference is made to the students' race.The film begins with a shot of the famous statue of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee, and notes that progress and industry has a new meaning for the present - winning the Second World War. A brief overview of the war related work at several different black colleges follows, starting with Tuskegee where the famous... Topics: Tuskeegee, Howard University, African American, history, newsreel, propaganda film, WWII, Office of...
Entitled SNAFU, this wonderful WWII training film is part of the "Fighting Men" series, designed to psychological prepare troops for the rigors of combat and Army life. It features various scenarios about SNAFUs -- situation normal, all fouled up (or "f-d" up!) As the narrator says "in war, the abnormal is normal. You can't predict the turns of battle." Rifles can jam, bridges will not be ready, food won't be delivered on time. The point of the film is... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, Training Film, SNAFU, African American In WWII
"...profiles of three scientists of color whose work in computer science and mathematics has taken them to positions of importance...All...discuss their work, their lives and the journey...in an important area of science and technology...Valerie Taylor, Richard Tapia, Freda Porter-Locklear" Topics: vhs, Valerie Taylor, computer science, African-American, Northwestern University, Richard Tapia,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"An interesting and entertaining look at some "not so usual" people and events in history...interwoven with little known facts about African American history..." Topics: vhs, African American history, Joe Louis, early Black Filmakers, Todd Duncan:the First Porgy, slave... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX